Education Section

Last Open House at Explorer West Middle Schools is this Saturday, Dec. 3!

Last Open House at Explorer West Middle Schools is this Saturday, Dec. 3!

From Advertiser Explorer West Middle School: Ready to learn more about Explorer West Middle School? We welcome you to walk through the blue doors and experience our community! Explorer West will hold... [Read more]

Here’s why there was police activity on the Evergreen campus Tues. afternoon

Here’s why there was police activity on the Evergreen campus Tues. afternoon

If you saw police and emergency activity at the Evergreen High School campus in White Center Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 22, officials are reporting that three non-students were involved in a fight. According... [Read more]

Highline School Board to hold public hearings on Tyee and Evergreen Schools

Highline School Board to hold public hearings on Tyee and Evergreen Schools

The Highline School Board will be holding public hearings on Nov. 29 and Dec. 1, as part of the process of reunifying Evergreen High School and Tyee High School. To facilitate reunification, the school... [Read more]

‘Jumping for Joy’ – Highline School Bond passing with over 65% approval

‘Jumping for Joy’ – Highline School Bond passing with over 65% approval

It appears the Highline School Bond measure will pass, with early results showing over 65 percent voting in favor of rebuilding and renovating schools. “We are grateful to Highline voters for supporting... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline School Bond will pass with 65.12% approval

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline School Bond will pass with 65.12% approval

On Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 9), King County Elections released the second round of results for Tuesday’s General Election. With 31,783 ballots now counted, it looks like the Highline School Bond... [Read more]

VIDEO: Gov. Inslee shares childhood White Center story at fundraiser

VIDEO: Gov. Inslee shares childhood White Center story at fundraiser

Event hosts John White and Shelli Park, along with Gov. Jay Inslee. Gov. Jay Inslee held a last-minute fundraiser event at the historic Forest Ledge mansion in Seahurst Wednesday night, Nov. 2. “$23,000... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools graduation rates rise for third consecutive year

Highline Public Schools graduation rates rise for third consecutive year

Highline Public Schools announced Wednesday (Nov. 2) that its graduation rate has risen for the third year in a row, to nearly 75 percent for the Class of 2016. The official graduation rate of 74.8 percent... [Read more]

LETTER: Former Burien Councilmember on School Bond in Voter’s Pamphlet

LETTER: Former Burien Councilmember on School Bond in Voter’s Pamphlet

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The White Center Blog nor its staff:] Dear Friends, I sat down today to... [Read more]

King County Immigrants and Refugees will share their stories tonight

King County Immigrants and Refugees will share their stories tonight

King County immigrants and refugees will be sharing their stories tonight – Thursday, Oct. 20 – at Dubsea Coffee in White Center, starting at 7 p.m. Here’s more from the county: Twenty-two percent... [Read more]

Coalition for Drug Free Youth seeking input via survey on drug & alcohol use

Coalition for Drug Free Youth seeking input via survey on drug & alcohol use

The Coalition for Drug Free Youth is conducting a short community survey, seeking residents’ perceptions of drug and alcohol use and abuse in youth and in the community. To take the short survey,... [Read more]

White Center Heights Teachers, Staff to participate in Black Lives Matter Oct. 19

White Center Heights Teachers, Staff to participate in Black Lives Matter Oct. 19

Upwards of 60 White Center Heights Elementary School staff plan to participate in the Oct. 19 #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool action by wearing Black Lives Matter shirts to school “to address institutionalized... [Read more]